Business founded as a canning plant under private management
Plant constructed in Idogaya, Minami-ku, Yokohama for manufacture of field water pipes and bread making machines
Partnership Oshima Iron Works, Ltd. formed
Company incorporated as Oshima Iron Works Co., Ltd.
Company name changed to Oshima Industries Co., Ltd.
Began manufacture of PBX frames as a subcontract factory of NEC Corporation
Established manufacturing systems for water gates and pipes in Idogaya as part of industrial recovery after the Second World War
Company name changed to Oshima Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Paint plant established in Minami Ota, Minami-ku, Yokohama and manufacture and sale of paints begun
Dominate Japanese heat-resistant paint market for electricity plants
Paint Division plant constructed in Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama
Full-scale production of paint for motorcycle silencers begun
18,800m2 industrial site acquired in Ichinoseki, Iwate
New plant constructed in Ichinoseki, Iwate and mass production of communication equipment and scientific instruments begun
12,400m2 industrial site purchased in Shiraoi, Hokkaido and operations at the plant begun the same year
Full-scale entry into the Thailand market.
New Steel Structure Division plant constructed in Hokkaido and new Head Office building constructed in Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama
Metal Plate Division amalgamated into Ichinoseki Plant, Iwate and Steel Structure Division amalgamated into Shiraoi Plant, Hokkaido
Ichinoseki Plant spun off as a separate company
Shiraoi Plant spun off as a separate company
Commenced product development by academia-industry cooperation.
Commenced development of flame-retardant coating.
Commenced development of coating not applicable to specialization rules.
Commenced development of thermal insulation coating.